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    Big data scholarships

    Lancaster University is launching a new masters programme to train the experts needed to manage and interpret the huge quantities of information that are now being routinely collected by environmental businesses and organisations.

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    League table success

    Lancaster University is one of the best places in the UK to study Geography, Environmental Science and Biological Sciences, according to the 2015 Guardian University Guide.

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    Future research leader

    A Lancaster academic, who is researching food insecurity in small isolated cities in the Brazilian Amazon, has been recognised as an “outstanding” early career researcher.  

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    Fieldwork in Bangladesh

    The first masters student to work with our new collaborators at Dhaka University, Bangladesh, has headed out into the field. 

  • Visit Lancaster Environment Centre

    Join us on Saturday 30 August to get a sense of life as a student studying Geography, Biological Sciences, Ecology, Earth or Environmental Science. 

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    Student helps Watermen

    A master's project which identified the best system to clear algae from a reservoir aids the 'Watermen' in BBC series.

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    Resource nationalism in Africa

    Do natural resources belong to a country, a community or a continent, and how do these competing claims fuel conflict in Africa?

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    New International Innovation Masters open for 2014

    A groundbreaking new funded masters programme combines academic studies with the opportunity to work on research projects with businesses in the UK and China.

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    Chinese delegation visit

    Scientific exchanges, joint research projects, training and policy advice were discussed when members of the Chinese Government’s environmental research institute visited Lancaster.

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    Plant pairing study

    Farmers could improve crop production by pairing up plants with complementary traits, allowing them to harness the ‘phosphorus bank’ already present in soils.